Temperature Current Affairs, GK & News

IMD’s Climate Summary for Winter 2021

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has released the monthly climate summary on March 2, 2021. As per the IMD Report, India has recorded its second warmest winter during the months of January and February 2021 after the year 1901. Highlights The IMD has stated that, minimum temperature recorded in past two months was 15.39 degrees ..

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Death Valley in Southern California witnessed its hottest temperature in more than a century

Furnace Creek of the Death Valley in the Southern California desert recorded its highest air temperature on Earth since July of 1913. The Weather Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration measured 54.4 degrees Celsius temperature in that area. However, the verification of the recorded temperature is yet not confirmed by the concerned ..

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COVID 19 to Become More Severe in Monsoon: Study

A joint study commissioned by IIT Bhubaneswar and AIIMS Bhubaneswar has pointed out that controlling the spread of COVID 19 will become very challenging with the progression of the monsoon season and thereafter, post-monsoon and winter seasons. The fall in temperature continuously over these seasons will help in the spread of the deadly virus in ..

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Code Red Warning in Delhi

The IMD (India Meteorological Department) on December 29, 2019 issued code red warning for Delhi, Haryana and the neighbouring states. The maximum temperature reached -13 degree Celsius in the capital. Colour Coded weather warning of IMD The color-coded warning is issued by the IMD operating in New Delhi under Ministry of Earth Sciences. The objective ..

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The researchers at Jamia Millia Islamia university develops an ultrasensitive quantum thermometer

The researchers at Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi) have developed an ultrasensitive quantum thermometer using graphene quantum dots. The thermometer can precisely measure a wide range of temperature: 27 degree C to –196 degree C. It has high sensitivity when measuring different temperatures and can measure very minute (micro Kelvin) changes in temperature. It showed ..

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